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Prepping for “the Bake”… or any writing conference

Attending writers’ conferences can be fun and exhilarating. Cons can also be nerve-wracking, stressful, and overwhelming… if you don’t have a plan. I thought I’d share some tips for prepping for attending a writing conference — as I’m in the … Continue reading

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Steering Action Through Scene and Sequel

Lately I’ve been struggling to figure out how to improve the pacing of my scenes.  Enter the SinCNE-sponsored online class taught by Mary Buckham. The class covers much more than scene pacing, but scene pacing has stymied me for a … Continue reading

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Mary Buckham Interview

In a just few days, SinCNE will proudly sponsor a specially adapted Mary Buckham online class: Pacing: How to Create a Page Turning Mystery Manuscript. If you haven’t already signed up, do so here: http://www.sincne.org/events/register-our-customized-online-pacing-course-mary-buckham Mary is an award-winning romantic-suspense … Continue reading

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Elevator Pitching

Here it is, November 3rd, and Crime Bake is less than a week away. If you’re a new writer and new to Crime Bake, I think you’ll find it a wonderful opportunity to schmooze with fellow writers, attend workshops and … Continue reading

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Talking To Tace Baker!

Nancy: Welcome SinCNE member and mystery author, Edith Maxwell, a.k.a. Tace Baker. Thank you for talking to us today as Tace Baker, the name under which you recently published your first mystery novel, Speaking of Murder. First of all, what … Continue reading

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Hands-on police research with citizen’s police academy

(This is the first in a multiweek series of posts on the references, resources, and connections you can gain from a citizen’s police academy.) A great way for any citizen, but especially a mystery writer, to gain insider and hands-on … Continue reading

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A little taste of Crime Bake

I thought I’d share a taste…an appetizer if you will…of the annual New England Crime Bake mystery writer’s conference held in November. The 3-day conference offers several seminars and panels covering all aspects of the mystery genre. And every year … Continue reading

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